Tag Archives: Board of Education


Hearing held on FOI complaint

Officials argued their cases Monday related to a Freedom of Information complaint filed by Beacon Falls First Selectman Chris Bielik against the Region 16 Board of Education. The complaint centers…


‘Building subs’ proposed for classroom stability

NAUGATUCK — Principals in local public schools want more stability with substitute teachers who visit their classrooms. To help in that effort, the Board of Education wants to assign building…


Region 16, teachers union agree to contract

REGION 16 — Teachers in Region 16 have a new three-year contract. The Region 16 Board of Education, which oversees schools in Beacon Falls and Prospect, approved the contract with…


Audit shows $1.4M school budget surplus

REGION 16 — For the second straight time, the Region 16 school budget ended with an unreserved year-end balance of more than $1 million. An audit of the $39.7 million…


School board adds UConn math course

NAUGATUCK — Naugatuck High School students will be able to earn more credits for the University of Connecticut next year. The Board of Education voted unanimously Jan. 14 to add…


Administrators want to add theater courses

NAUGATUCK — The next Golden Globe winner or Oscar nominee may be walking the halls of Naugatuck High School. If the Board of Education moves forward with a plan to…


School board OKs SAT prep course

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education last week approved a new course to help students increase their SAT scores. A new SAT prep course for juniors at…


Region 16 board elects Feducia chair

REGION 16 — The Region 16 Board of Education has chosen Sheryl Feducia to be its chair for the next two years. Feducia, 49, was elected chair over Priscilla Cretella…


Siblings ascend political ladder  

NAUGATUCK — Neither grew up in Naugatuck and neither gave much thought about local politics when they moved to the borough as adults decades ago. Now, Robert Neth and Dorothy…


Officials reject contingency account request

NAUGATUCK — The Joint Boards of Finance and Mayor and Burgesses last week rejected funding a contingency account for the Board of Education using surplus money from 2014-15 school budget….